- Visit Luján Zoo and Basilica of Our Lady of Luján
- Discover the animal world getting close with a variety of them
- Cuddle up to lions, feed milk to cubs and ride camels and horses
- Explore and learn about animals
- Tour Basilica of Our Lady of Luján
Visit Luján’s neo-Gothic basilica, built in 1937 in honor of the Lady of Luján, the patron saint of Argentina. Learn about the six million people who make the annual pilgrimage to the basilica - many of whom arrive by foot from Buenos Aires some 47 miles (75 km) away - to pray to the small Virgin Mary figure inside. You'll be in the Basilica around 45 minutes and then you'll continue the trip over to Luján Zoo.
The Zoo-Luján is located at kilometer 58 of Autopista del Oeste (Avenida Gaona), is open daily and the whole year from 9 am. Designed on what was the principal house of an old residence it has 37 acres landscaped and covered with aged and big trees. The park have habitats and enclosures where a wide variety of animals of different species such as lions, tigers, cougars, Asian elephants, dromedaries, monkeys, sea lions, toucans, macaws, red deer, carpincho, axis, antelopes, llamas, foxes, brown bears, flamingo, guacamayo, etc.
The enclosures and cages are personally supervised by zookeepers who provide the visitor with information and knowledge about the animal’s habits and characteristics. So with the advice and guidance of these zookeepers and respecting the hour of each specie in some enclosures, where it is allowed the visitor may have a unique interacting experience with (monkeys, deers, dromedaries, etc). Touch the big lion, take a baby tiger in your arms and feed a bear with your hand. Trained zookeepers supervise every contact with you and the interact with the animals.
We can give visitors the opportunity to leave and re-enter the zoo at any time of the day (always with the same ticket). It’s a good opportunity for those who want to make a trip to the Basilica and the Museums in Lujan city. For adventurous visitors is there even the possibility of using our camp site for tents or RV’s and camping in the zoo for several days (hot-water-showers are available).
In addition to animal-related activities throughout the year will our visitors have also the opportunity to see the exhibition of old vehicles and antique tractors on display in the same zoo
- Fee entrance tickets to Luján Zoo
- Pick up and drop-off from local hotels in Buenos Aires downtown
- Professional bilingual guide
- Personal expenses
Pick up from local hotel in Buenos Aires Downtown
- It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes and clothes
Daily at 9:00 am
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